by Tim Church
NORWOOD, Mo. – An Ava man is killed this (Friday) morning in a single vehicle crash two miles south of Norwood in Wright County.
State Troopers report 40-year-old Erec Hambelton was traveling southbound on Highway C at 2:10 a.m., when his vehicle ran off of the left side of the roadway and overturned.
Hambelton was not wearing his seatbelt according to the online crash report and was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Dr. Spain of Mercy Hospital.
Troop G reports this fatality crash as its 5th for 2016.